Detecting Extrasolar Planets with Integral Field Spectroscopy

  title={Detecting Extrasolar Planets with Integral Field Spectroscopy},
  author={Alessandro Berton and Raffaele Gratton and Markus Feldt and Thomas Henning and Silvano Desidera and Massimo Turatto and Hans Martin Schmid and Rens Waters},
  journal={Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific},
Observations of extrasolar planets using integral field spectroscopy (IFS), if coupled with an extreme adaptive optics system and analyzed with a simultaneous differential imaging technique (SDI), serve as a powerful tool for directly detecting and characterizing extrasolar planets; they enhance the signal of the planet and at the same time reduce the impact of stellar light and, consequently, important noise sources, such as speckles. In order to verify the efficiency of such a technique, we… 
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